heard-mód
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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heard-mód
adj. Of a hard, unyielding spirit, self-confident, stout-hearted, brave Eádig biþ se man ðe symle biþ forhtigende and sóþlíce se heardmóda befylþ on yfel blessed is the man that is ever fearing; and verily the self-confident man shall fall into evil, Homl. Th. i. 408, 30. Hæleþas heardmóde heroes stouthearted, Cd. 15; Th. 19, 2; Gen. 285. [O. H. Ger. hart-muat obstinatus; hart-móti constantia, obstinatio, duritia. Cf. O. Sax. hard-módig: Icel. harð-móðigr.]
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